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Dream Cake Recipe

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A no-bake recipe for dream cake is one of the most sought-after recipes for the past few years. It’s also been a hit among dessert lovers. Given this, many businesses have profited from the famous tin-can chocolate dream cake recipe.

It’s no wonder why people love chocolate dream cakes. For starters, a chocolate dream cake features several layers of chocolate goodness. 

Second, it’s quick and easy to make. Unlike regular cakes with many layers, you can make a no-bake dream cake. 

Lastly, a chocolate dream cake can make your dreams come true. Many businesses have earned millions just by selling it. 

If you’ve been looking for a no-fuss, delicious recipe for dream cake, look no more! This five-layer chocolate dream cake recipe lets you make the best dream cake ever.

It also lets you produce two 6-inch round tin cans. It can serve up to 12 people, so it’s fit for family dinners or birthday parties.

Chocolate No-Bake Recipe for Dream Cake

Valentine’s Day baking ideas dream cake

5 Layers No Bake Chocolate Dream Cake

HICAPS Easy to follow recipe of the popular Dream Cake. It is a 5 Layer and No Bake Chocolate Dream Cake. This recipe can produce 2 6" round tin cans and can serve up to 12 people.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 2 hours
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 12
Calories 525 cal


1st Layer: Chocolate Cake

2nd Layer: Choco Frosting

3rd Layer: Chocolate Goo

4th Layer: Chocolate Disc

  • 300 g Chocolate Blocks Milk Chocolate

5th Layer: Choco Dust


1st Layer: Chocolate Cake

  • Pour water into bowl, add Instabake Moist Chocolate Cake Mix, ChiffonAide Cake Oil, water, and eggs
    500 g HICAPS Instabake Moist Chocolate Cake, 225 g ChiffonAide Cake Oil, 100 g Whole Egg, 240 g Water
  • Beat at low speed for 30 seconds then at high speed for 2 minutes.
  • Scrape bowl and paddle attachment. Scale cake batter into prepared food grade tin cans.
  • Fill cans about half full. Spread evenly.
  • Cover tin cans with foil & stream for 10-12 mins. Extend if needed.

2nd Layer: Choco Frosting

  • In a sauce pan combine all the ingredients for chocolate frosting (2nd Layer).
    1 cup HICOA Premium Cocoa Powder, ½ tbsp. HICAPS Buttercream Ref Margarine, ¼ cup White Sugar, 1 tbsp. Cornstarch, ½ cup Evaporated Milk, 1 tsp. Emulco Vanilla Flavor, Pinch Salt
  • Let it simmer until thick.
  • Pour over steamed chocolate cake. Let it cool.

3rd Layer: Chocolate Goo

  • In a sauce pan combine all the ingredients for chocolate goo (3rd Layer).
    ¼ cup HICOA Premium Cocoa Powder, 410 g Evaporated Milk, ½ cup White Sugar, 100 g Chocolate Blocks, 3 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • Let it simmer until thick.
  • Set aside and let it cool.
  • Pour on top of the 2nd layer and set aside while chilling.

4th Layer: Chocolate Disc

  • Melt chocolate block over double boiler until it becomes runny.
    300 g Chocolate Blocks
  • Pour on top of the 3rd layer and the wait until chocolate hardens.

5th Layer: Choco Dust

  • Dust with HICOA Premium Cocoa Powder
    2 tbsp. HICOA Premium Cocoa Powder
  • Chill for 2 – 3 hrs. before eating to let everything sit.


Nutrition Facts
5 Layers No Bake Chocolate Dream Cake
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. mbantigue27

    5 stars
    Very moist and delicious cake that melts inside your mouth (๑>◡<๑)

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